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Hanover Police Chief Charlie Dennis speaks with Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon after a sexual assault roundtable at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., on Nov., 21, 2014. 
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

Dartmouth and Ayotte Discuss Plans to Address Sex Assaults

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hanover — Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon held a panel discussion Friday on the lawmaker’s recently introduced bill on sexual assault reform and potential changes in Dartmouth’s handling of the issue, including the hiring of professional investigators and talks of a partnership with WISE, the Lebanon-based women’s crisis center. Ayotte’s visit to Dartmouth comes as …

H.S. Notebook: Hartford’s Brooks Is Vermont’s Top Scholar-Athlete

Thursday, November 20, 2014

White River Junction — Given his own work rarely intersects with Connor Brooks’ academic pursuits, Hartford High boys soccer coach Kevin Guilbault still finds himself impressed with what he hears about his senior striker. Others have been left with that notion as well. Brooks recently received a dual honor from the Vermont State …

Veteran Coach Warnken Still Going Strong

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Newport — Bill Warnken has been coaching basketball for 37 consecutive years. He has coached high school boys and girls, collegiate boys and girls and is so enamored by the sport that for two years he traveled 176 miles a day just to coach. “It keeps the rust off,” said the 66-year-old Warnken, …

Democrats Appear to Hold on to Canaan, Enfield House Seats

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grafton/Mascoma New Hampshire House Democrats from Canaan and Enfield appeared likely to hold their seats versus Republican challengers on Tuesday, but a Democratic incumbent from Grafton was ousted by a selectman there. In Grafton 10, state Rep. Wendy Piper, D-Enfield, handily won her second term against first-time candidate …

Tracking the ‘Time Tax’: Dartmouth, Florida Researchers Study How Long It Takes to Vote

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Hanover — While political observers across the country were keeping their eyes on New Hampshire on Tuesday with control of the U.S. Senate in the balance, Dartmouth College researchers were observing the sometimes-fraught process of voting and analyzing …

Republican Kenney Leads In Executive Council Race

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

West Lebanon — Republican Executive Councilor Joe Kenney seemed to be turning back a challenge from Hanover Democrat Michael Cryans in the District 1 seat that includes most of the Upper Valley. With 93 of 116 precincts in the sprawling district reporting, Kenney had 41,066 votes to Cryans …

Anne Houston Dalzell Bacon

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Anne Houston Dalzell Bacon died surrounded by family on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Hanover. She was born May 5, 1924 in Pittsburgh, Pa. the daughter of John A. and Jeanette H. Dalzell. She graduated from the Winchester Thurston School in Pittsburgh and from Mt. …

Peter Foster Morrison

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Kennebunk, Maine — Peter Foster Morrison, age 80, of Kennebunk, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, on his 50th wedding anniversary. Peter was born in Boston, Mass., the son of Gordon M. Morrison, MD and Alice Blodgett Morrison. He graduated from Choate in 1952 and Harvard College …

Hanover Board Hears Natural Gas Briefing

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Hanover — A group of developers Monday night briefed the Selectboard on its plans to bring natural gas to downtown Hanover, through a pipeline linked to a storage facility in Lebanon. Led by resident Jay Campion, Valley Green Natural Gas hopes to truck liquid natural gas to a …

Juliet V. Still

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Juliet V. Still, 96, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Hanover Terrace, Hanover. She was born in New York City on Sept. 27, 1918, daughter of the late Joan and Michael Ramoin. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Richard W. …

Beatrice M. Skinner

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Beatrice M. Skinner, 83, of Hanover, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born in Manchester, Conn. on Oct. 2, 1931, the eldest child of Arthur and Beatrice McGowan, both having emigrated from Ireland. Betty was a 1949 graduate …

At Last, It’s Down to This: Dartmouth Plays Harvard Today

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hanover — Bob Rex knows all about the importance of Dartmouth-Harvard football games. In fact, he was a part of one of what may be the more memorable contests. It was Oct. 22, 1955, and for only the …

Nancy Carr Sully

Monday, November 3, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Nancy Carr Sully, born June 11, 1927, passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Nancy was a smart, witty and amazingly talented poet. She loved swimming even when others thought the water too cold. As a girl she swam in the Hingham Harbor where she was …